Food Allergies

Food allergies are a serious problem. Here's what you should know.

32 MILLION

200,000

Americans have severe food allergies

1/10 Adults    1/13 Children

Americans are hospitalized
due to allergic reactions
to food annually.

For those afflicted, it's hard to know when foods are safe due to mislabeling & cross-contamination. This is especially true for baked goods & desserts.

A dangerous product could be potentially fatal to a person with food allergies. In fact, the number of Americans with food allergies is on the rise. 

It's an epidemic.

40%

More than

of children with food allergies have experienced a severe anaphylactic allergic reaction.

40%

About

of children with food allergies are allergic to more than one food.

Every 3 minutes

someone is sent to the emergency room for an allergic reaction to food.

Childhood hospitalizations for food allergies have increased

3x

between the late 1990s and mid-2000s.

Food allergies can be lifelong & there is no cure.

The official color of food allergy awareness is Teal so safe products are easier to spot.

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The 14 most common food allergens account for over 90% of all food allergies in the U.S.

That's why we chose

it for our logo!

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So we exclude them

from our cookies!

For more information visit FARE - Food Allergy Research & Education.

Here you can discover additional resources and donate directly to the fight against food allergies!

Sources: FARE, UNL FARRP